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Forklift Training Program

Elevate your skills for a high-demand field. 

Enroll in Goodwill of North Georgia's Forklift Training program, a two- to four-week certification program with hands-on operation instruction. 

Participants receive specialized and comprehensive training materials, as well as soft skills instruction equipping them to competitively enter the job market. Coursework covers operation of stand-up reach, electric pallet jack, sit-down counterbalance and order picker style forklifts. 


  • Program services include: 
  • Forklift Operation Instruction
  • Job Readiness Training
  • OSHA General Industry Certification
  • CPR/First Aid Training
  • Job Placement Assistance

Applicants must have reliable transportation and be able to pass a drug screen. 


Attend an information session for more details on how to get started. 

Happy Holidays! 
We will be observing holiday hours at our stores, donation centers and career centers. Please make note of the changes so you can plan accordingly for your donation, shopping and career center needs!   
Stores and Donation Centers:
Christmas Eve: Saturday, December 24 – Open 9am-6pm 
Christmas Day: Sunday, December 25 – Closed 
New Year’s Eve: Saturday, December 31 – Open 9am-6pm 
New Year’s Day: Sunday, January 1 – Open Regular Business Hours 

Career Centers:
Wednesday, December 21 – 9am - 3pm
Thursday, December 22 – 9am - 3pm
Friday, December 23 – Closed
Saturday, December 24 – Closed

Christmas Day: Sunday, December 25 – Closed
Monday, December 26 – Closed
New Year’s Eve: Saturday, December 31 – Closed
New Year’s Day: Sunday, January 1 – Closed
Monday, January 2 – Closed